Roo acting strange (when it rains it pours)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Billy7871, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. Billy7871

    Billy7871 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted this in the emergency forum yesterday with no answer so I thought I would try here today.
    Okay I just had a hen die with impacted crop (I think). Now this morning (yesterday now) my rooster was last to come out of coop and he was hopping kinda and flapping his wings jerking his head side to side. It seems like I read something on BYC about this but now I cant find it. Is there something wrong?
     
  2. Billy7871

    Billy7871 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is like when he starts to straighten his leg out to finish his step it triggers his wings to flap.
     
  3. Billy7871

    Billy7871 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it safe to assume no on knows????
     
  4. LeghornLisa

    LeghornLisa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think it's a crop problem with him also?? Did you change food? I wish I could help you, how is he now and the rest of your flock?
     
  5. Billy7871

    Billy7871 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went from purina crumbles to purina pellets. I work 2nd shift so i want know till tomorrow.
     
  6. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More details would be helpful too.
    My roos tend to be the last ones out.
    Jerking could be do to nerve damage.

    But this site has a long list and easy to read tables at the bottom. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044

    Sorry
    you have not received much help.
     

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